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Did Nigerian government sponsor 1,411 delegates to COP28 in Dubai?

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The Federal government of Nigeria is currently under fire for allegedly sponsoring 1,411 delegates to Dubai for the COP28 climate conference.

The claim is FALSE

The large delegation of Nigerians at the COP28, the Convention of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the world’s pre-eminent climate change conference has attracted lots of attention.

Many have queried the spending of huge sum of money to have such delegation.

However, the Minister of information and national orientation Mohammed Idris has debunked the information.

He said that the Federal Government sponsored 422 delegates to the COP28 in Dubai, not 1,411 as speculated.

His statement read in parts, “Parties to this Convention from Nigeria include government officials, representatives from the private sector, civil society, the voluntary sector, state governments, media, multilateral institutions, representatives of marginalised communities, and many others.

 

“It is imperative to point out that the overall Nigerian delegation to COP28 comprises Government-sponsored (Federal and State) and non-government-sponsored participants (from Private Companies, NGOs, CSOs, Media, academia), etc.”

CONCLUSION

The claim that the federal government of Nigeria sponsored 1,411 persons to COP28 in Dubai is FALSE

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 80

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💥 *WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 80*

🚩 Did the Ivory Coast goalkeeper wear charms at the AFCON Final?
🚩 Does the video show Fulani bandits killed by Burkina Faso soldiers?
🚩 Did Babangida warn Tinubu about a military takeover?

Get the facts here👇🏼

[https://youtu.be/IPzRkE_XyCo](https://youtu.be/IPzRkE_XyCo)

🙏 Please check out this week’s edition of WABMA’s Fake News Debunker.

WABMA collaborates with a network of media practitioners to debunk misinformation on social media and news outlets.

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WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 79

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💥 WABMA Fake News Debunker Episode 79

🚩 Is the voice note from the Whatsapp ambassador real?
🚩 Has MTN barred GLO from calling its users?
🚩 Does the picture show Tony Elumelu’s daughter?

Get the facts here👇🏼

🙏 Please check out this week’s edition of WABMA’s Fake News Debunker.

WABMA collaborates with a network of media practitioners to debunk misinformation on social media and news outlets.

🚀 Download more Debunker videos and articles 👇
https://projectfactchecknigeria.org

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Has MTN barred GLO from calling its users?

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Unverified information being spread says MTN has barred GLO lines from calling its users

The claim is FALSE.
There’s been back and forth lately between MTN and GLO over an alleged debt GLO owes MTN.

Sequel to this, MTN has written the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) requesting to bar GLO lines over the debt.

NCC had published a pre-disconnection notice but resend to a ten day, then 21 days. The disconnection is presently on hold for 21 days starting January 17.

GLO has also officially denied the allegations of an interconnect debt.

However, official information at the moment have it that all disconnection attempts are on hold.

CONCLUSION
The claim that MTN has disconnected GLO lines from calling MTN users is FALSE.

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